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Home > Government > Village Departments > Administration

Administration: Human Resources

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Village. Below you will find all the information necessary to apply for employment with us, including links to job vacancy announcements, contact names and numbers, and an employment application form.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the Village of Addison that employment in Village government shall be based on merit and individual qualifications. No discrimination shall be exercised in any manner by any Village official or employee against or in favor of any applicant for Village employment or employee because of his or her race, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, marital status, military status, disability, sexual orientation, military status, gender identity, if a Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (V.A.W.A) recipient or its subsequent enactments or other protected status or characteristic as established by law.  An applicant or employee shall be considered solely on the basis of his or her qualifications, abilities, skills and knowledge, with or without reasonable accommodation.  

This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Furthermore, all policies and procedures located in this policy pertain to the delivery of services to its customers by Village employees. The Village complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment, including, but not limited to, harassment based on sex, religion, national origin, gender identity, military status, color, age, disability, race,  if a Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (V.A.W.A) recipient or its subsequent enactments or other protected status or characteristic as established by law.

The Village Manager has overall responsibility for this policy and maintains reporting and monitoring procedures.  Applicants for Employment and/or Employees’ questions or concerns regarding this policy, or violation thereof, should be referred to the Village Manager, the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management or the Illinois Department of Human Rights. Complaints are investigated immediately and handled as confidentially as possible. The Village ensures that applicants for employment and employees following this complaint procedure are protected against retaliation. Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against any employee violating this policy.

Applicants for employment who successfully take and pass any examination or other screening method utilized by the Village of Addison are eligible for an interview; they are not, however, guaranteed an interview. Furthermore, those who are interviewed for a position are not guaranteed employment with the Village of Addison. 

Employment at the Village

The Village of Addison is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer devoted to offering employment opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of race, creed, religion, gender or age. Employment opportunities at the Village of Addison vary widely and range from clerical to public safety, from part-time seasonal to department head.

The Village has six operating departments/divisions all geared, whether directly or indirectly, toward providing efficient, friendly service to all residents. The Mayor and Village Board of Trustees are committed to customer service and continually set higher standards for all employees.

Employee Benefits

The Village of Addison offers a very competitive compensation package to its 238 full-time and 12 part-time employees. All full-time employees have the choice of a PPO or HMO health/vision/dental plan, will be part of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (with the exception of sworn officers of the Police Department), and provided term life insurance. Further, full-timers have the option of utilizing any of two deferred compensation plans.

How Do I Apply for a Position?

Aside from posting job opportunities on the Internet, the Village will also announce vacancies via the following: newspapers (i.e., the Addison Press and the Daily Herald), local cable access television (Channel 19), and postings on the bulletin board located on the lower level of the Village Hall.

People interested in applying for employment with the Village have many options from which to choose, as the following illustrates:

1. In Person

Applicants can apply for Village employment by coming to the Village Hall and picking up an application form from the information desk located on the lower level of the Village Hall. Applicants can also obtain a form in the Administration Office. Applications can be filled out there or brought home and returned at a later date, to:

Village of Addison
1 Friendship Plaza
Addison, Illinois 60101
Attn: Human Resources

The Human Resources Division does not administer the application/testing process for patrol officers. The process is governed under the rules developed by the Addison Board of Police Commissioners. Said Commission oversees the recruitment and selection of patrol officers.

If you have a question about the application process for patrol officers with the Addison Police Department please contact the department at 630/543-3080.

2. Applying Online

You may download a job application, complete it, and send it to the personnel office at the address above.

You may also email a copy of your resume to

To download a copy of the Village of Addison job application, click here.

To apply for a position in the Addison Police Department, click here.


Please direct any questions to Human Resources at 630/693-7504.

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